Looper [DVD Release]

2012 Directed and Written by; Rian Johnson Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt and Jeff Daniels It’s 2044 and time travel hasn’t been invented yet, but in thirty years time it will have been- and would be immediately outlawed and incredibly illegal. Only high end Mafia-like mob bosses control its use in the form … Continue reading

Lincoln

2012 Directed by Steven Spielberg – Written by Tony Kushner Starring; Daniel Day Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, Sally Field and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Let’s begin… The important actors, the names to which the hype was made for, the ones who everyone goes to see are indeed superb. Daniel Day Lewis (There Will Be Blood, 2007) and … Continue reading

Monsters Inc. 3D Re-Release

2001 Directed by Pete Docter – Written bu Andrew Stanton and Dan Gerson Starring: John Goodman, Billy Crystal and Steve Buscemi Monsters Inc.‘s re-release find itself lending a hand to the speculators of the effectiveness of the use of 3-D on the Big Screen, and gently swaying them to the more positive side of the … Continue reading

Django Unchained

2012 Directed by Quentin Tarantino – Written by Quentin Tarantino Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson When I was offered the chance to review Django Unchained I knew I was the right man for the job. Like the movies main protagonist, I understand the confines of slavery; my editor Mr … Continue reading

Dredd

2012 Directed by Pete Travis – Written by Alex Garland Starring; Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby and Lena Headey Amidst the grit, crime and vice in the dystopian Mega City One, Dredd (Karl Urban, Star Trek 2009) and rookie Judge, Cassandra Anderson (Thirlby, Juno 2007) find themselves heading out to a routine homicide in Peach Trees- … Continue reading

Thelma & Louise

1991 Directed by Ridley Scott – Written by Callie Khouri Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis and Harvey Keitel Just past its 20th Anniversary, Thelma and Louise (1991) still remains one of the inspirations that encouraged me into becoming a filmmaker. The film is about two women who are heading out on a weekend getaway; Thelma … Continue reading

Vanilla Sky

2001 Directed by Cameron Crowe – Written by Cameron Crowe. Starring: Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz and Kurt Russell Before I even begin to explain the story, I recommend that you watch this movie at least twice to fully grasp its concepts and every tiny detail that seemed invisible on your first viewing. Without … Continue reading

Seven Psychopaths

2012 Directed by Martin McDonagh – Written by Martin McDonagh Staring: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell and Christopher Walken. Where to start with this one… Well, Marty (Colin Farrell, Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 2009) is finding it hard to write his next screenplay, he has this idea of using Seven Psychopaths; whilst struggling to … Continue reading

Silver Linings Playbook

2012 Directed by David O. Russell – Written by David O. Russell (Screenplay) and Matthew Quick (Novel) Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro After nearly beating his wife’s lover to death, Pat (Bradley Cooper, Hangover 2009) was sent to a mental health facility to rehabilitate his ailment of bipolar disorder. When it … Continue reading

The Hobbit

2012 Directed by Peter Jackson – Written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson & Guillermo Del Toro Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage and Andy Serkis It’s been a long time coming. Stuck in production hell for a good few years as well as numerous delays and troubles, The Hobbit is finally here … Continue reading